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Spotless on the hook for redundancy pay after losing appeal
Employment July 1, 2020 9:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Cleaning services giant Spotless must pay redundancy entitlements to a group of workers it sacked, after failing to convince a court of appeal that it […]

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Government hit with $2.9M judgment in live export class action
Class Actions June 29, 2020 1:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The lead applicant in a class action against the Federal Government over its total ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011 has been […]

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Facebook claims it can’t be sued by Aussie privacy watchdog
Privacy & Cybersecurity June 26, 2020 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facebook has argued that it does not carry on business in Australia despite users in Australia accessing its website, calling for the dismissal of action […]

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Ashurst documents show ANZ knew about illegal fees, ASIC says
Financial Services June 25, 2020 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ashurst notified Australia and New Zealand Banking Group almost a decade ago about issues relating to its illegal fees, ASIC has told the Federal Court […]

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Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith likely to give evidence in open court
Defamation June 24, 2020 9:20 pm By Alison Eveleigh

After claiming he could be vindicated only by giving evidence in open court, war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith looks likely to get his wish, as the […]

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Judge tells AUSTRAC to ‘guillotine’ Westpac case as it readies more claims
Financial Services June 17, 2020 4:12 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has warned AUSTRAC that it needs to finalise its case against Westpac over anti-money laundering breaches as the regulator readies a slew of […]

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Westpac could face more AUSTRAC claims as child exploitation scandal deepens
Financial Services June 12, 2020 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac is facing the possibility of more claims in proceedings brought by AUSTRAC over anti-money laundering breaches, with the regulator seeking information on 272 customers […]

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Employsure files lawsuit seeking docs ahead of ACCC trial
Competition & Consumer Protection June 11, 2020 12:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Employsure has made an eleventh hour courtroom bid to access documents held by the Fair Work Ombudsman, just days before trial is due to commence […]

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The house wins: Aristocrat beats out IP Australia in fight over slot machine patents
Intellectual Property June 5, 2020 10:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gaming giant Aristocrat Technologies has succeeded in its appeal of an IP Australia decision rejecting four of its gaming patents, with a judge finding they […]

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ASIC, ANZ gear up for battle over Ashurst advice in bank fees case
Financial Services June 5, 2020 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has launched a bid to gain access to legal advice provided by Ashurst to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group in the regulator’s case […]

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